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textAmidst Puerto Rico Financial Crisis, Island Religious Leaders Call for Global Debt Relief by Kate Zeller
San Juan, Puerto Rico - Last week, Archbishop Roberto González—the leader of the Archdiocese of San Juan, the Secretary General of the Puerto Rico Bible Society—Reverend Heriberto Martínez and the island's Catholic Charities head, Reverend Enrique Camacho released a statement urging solidarity with countries wrestling with debt crisis and economic challenges....
Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:20PM
imageFree Hiroji Yamashiro-Political Prisoner In Okinawa
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by repost
The Japanese government has jailed anti-war activist Hiroji Yamashiro who has been protesting the construction of a new base in Okinawa at Henoko. He has been imprisoned for over 70 days....
Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:47PM
textFurther Hong Kong Protests Planned Against Extradition Law by Peter Symonds (WSWS Repost)
Hong Kong’s top official, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, faces a deadline of today to abandon a planned extradition law that has sparked huge protests on the past two Sundays. The widespread opposition reflects deep fears that the bill, which will allow extradition proceedings to mainland China, will enable Beijing to seize political dissidents....
Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:54AM
imageBrazilian General Strike Against Privatization & Bolsonaro Government On 6/14/19
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by Labor Video Project
Millions of workers and students in Brazil went on strike against privatization and the Bolsonaro government....
Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:54PM
imagePalestinian Solidarity & SA BDS Director Desai With Professor Sang He
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by Labor Video Project
SJSU professor Sang Hea Kil is interviewed by WorkWeek about her trip to the Teaching Palestine conference in Capetown, South Africa. The conference looked at the role of Israel and the Zionist apartheid state. While attending the conference, she and two other participants were sexually harassed by the South African BDS director Muhammed Desai and the organization sought to cover-up this incident....
Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:48AM
textAustralian police powers risking the criminalisation of public interest journalism by GetUp!
This is unprecedented. As I write, the Australian Federal Police are crawling through the headquarters of our national broadcaster. Accessing private emails. Scouring hard-drives. Rounding up handwritten notes. They have the power to collect, decrypt, alter and delete whatever they want.1 Why? Because the ABC dared to report on allegations that Australian soldiers unlawfully killed children in Afghanistan.2...
Posted: Wed Jun 5, 2019 5:40AM
imageDr. King and Mr. Garrow
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by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
Patrick Martin at the World Socialist Web Site responds to an incendiary smear campaign against the political legacy of the American civil rights movement and Martin Luther King, Jr....
Posted: Tue Jun 4, 2019 11:40AM
imageCapitalism, Fukushima, Creative Reconstruction & The History Of Olympics
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by Labor Video Project
Professor George Wright discusses the history of the Olympics and how privatization and control by the corporations of the world have led to in allowing the Olympics going to Japan and the contaminated Fukushima. The three broken nuclear reactors still have melted nuclear rods which must be cooled with water. He discusses the systemic corruption of the Olympic Committee and how it is now ignored the safety of the athletes and the public....
Posted: Mon May 27, 2019 6:30PM
imageCanada's Dumping Problems and The War on Garbage & Toxic Waste
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by Mildred German
Mildred German of CFRO, Vancouver Coop Radio & Media Coop will be interviewing long-time activist Ted Alquitas, the publisher of the PhilippineCanadianNews.com on the issue of Philippines/Canada issues around garbage, and and Miranda Dick, of the Secwepemc nation around the Elders Sacred Fire in Turtle Valley that is currently stopping biosolids from being dumped in Secwepmeculcw....
Posted: Sun May 26, 2019 1:41AM
imageYellow Vests and Occupy Have a Messge
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by Leon Kunstenaar, Photo: Leon Kunstenaar
Pointing The Way To A New Progressive Paradigm...
Posted: Thu May 23, 2019 11:48AM
textUS Aggession Against Iraq-The San Diego Connection by Michael Steinberg
The role of the San Diego military in the US Aggression against Iran...
Posted: Tue May 21, 2019 5:43PM
calendarWhat's Really Happening in Venezuela
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by Laura Wells
The Long Haul Infoshop 3124 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley CA. 94705...
Event Date: Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Sat May 18, 2019 10:49AM
imageThe Second Annual Mining Resistors Gala Awards on Unceded Coast Salish Territories, May 1
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by Mildred German
Mildred German of Media Coop and CFRO Radio in Vancouver interviewed several Mining Justice Alliance and the Students for Mining Justice from the University of British Columbia, who organized this year’s gala....
Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 10:20PM
imageArgentina Buenos Aires: Foro Agrario
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by reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras
Agroecología, propiedad de la tierra, justicia y el rol de la mujer atravesando y despatriarcando cada palabra....
Posted: Sat May 11, 2019 2:42PM
imageAnimal rights activists free 9,000 pheasants and vow to ‘dismantle the shooting industry’
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by Animal Liberation Press Office
Over 9,000 pheasants were freed by animal rights activists from a farm in Suffolk as part of their campaign to “dismantle the shooting industry, farm by farm, shoot by shoot”. Suffolk Police confirmed they were investigating the incident at Heath Hatcheries in Mildenhall that happened on the night of Friday, April 19. They said a number of unknown persons cut the fence to access the property, and then broke into the cages “allowing thousands of breeding stock pheasants to escape.”...
Posted: Wed May 8, 2019 8:24PM
imagePhotos from May Day 2019 in Oakland
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by Oakland Sin Fronteras and allies
Thousands rallied and marched in Oakland to mark International Workers Day 2019. ILWU Local 10 shut down the port for the day, as is a local May Day tradition....
Posted: Wed May 8, 2019 6:23PM
imageUber drivers to participate in global strike
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by Leslie Murtagh & Jesse Thomas (WSWS Repost)
Exploited drivers around the world unite in protest....
Posted: Wed May 8, 2019 3:15PM
calendarStop Restarting of Japanese Nuke Plants & Olympics In Fukushima
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by No Nukes Action NNA
San Francisco Japanese Consulate 275 Battery St. near California San Francisco...
Event Date: Sat May 11, 2019 3:00PM
Posted: Mon May 6, 2019 10:50PM
imageIsrael Heavily Bombards Gaza, Killing Dozens in Worst Attacks Since 2014
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by IMEMC
On Friday, Israeli soldiers once again attacked the weekly Great Return March processions in the Gaza Strip, killing two Palestinians and injuring over 80. Since then, Israel has pounded Gaza with over 100 airstrikes, killed at least 27 Palestinians including a pregnant mother and her 14-month-old child, injured over 150, destroyed or damaged 200 residential housing units, as well as the offices of the Anadolu news agency, libraries, cultural centers, and other structures. Four Israelis wer...
Posted: Mon May 6, 2019 11:56AM
calendarFree Films, Food, + Forum: Black Diaspora
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by Liberated Lens
Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave Oakland...
Event Date: Sun May 19, 2019 4:30PM
Posted: Thu May 2, 2019 8:26PM